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Risk Categories

  • Audiologist (AuD)
  • Certified First Assistant (CFA)
  • Certified Surgical Assistant (CSA)
  • Certified Surgical Technician (CST)
  • Clinical Psychologist (PhD)
  • Dentist (DDS)
  • Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT)
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • Licensed Professional in Healing Arts (LPHA)
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
  • Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • Nurse Practitioner (NP)
  • Optometrist (OD)
  • Physical Therapist (PT)
  • Physician Assistant (PA)
  • Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Registered Pharmacist (RPH)
  • Allergy
  • Anesthesiology Assistant
  • Dermatology (excluding X-Ray therapy, chemosurgery, or hair transplants)
  • Family/General Practice (excluding deliveries, ANY surgery, general anesthesia, spinal blocks or caudals)
  • Infertility (excluding ANY Ob/Gyn practice)
  • Internal Medicine (excluding combined program with Pediatrics and sub-specialties)
  • Neurology
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics (excluding circumcisions, neonatology, and combined programs)
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Prison Practice (including minor surgery, but excluding general anesthesia, spinals, saddle blocks or caudals)
  • Proctology (examinations only)
  • Psychiatry (excluding shock therapy)
  • Radiology (excluding catheterization)
  • Dermatology (including X-Ray therapy but excluding chemosurgery or hair transplants)
  • Family/General Practice (including minor surgery, D&C’s and infant circumcisions, or assisting in minor surgery, but excluding general anesthesia, spinal, saddle blocks, or caudals)
  • Gastroenterology
  • Gynecology (office practice w/o surgeries or OB care)
  • Internal Medicine (including Endocrinology, Infectious Disease, Nephrology, Oncology/Hematology, Pulmonology, and Rheumatology)
  • Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency (when combined with Pediatrics as Med-Pedi residency)
  • Ophthalmology (excluding Lasik/PRK)
  • Pediatrics (including infant circumcisions and combined Internal Medicine program; excluding neonatology and surgical procedures)
  • Podiatry
  • Psychiatry (including shock therapy)
  • Transitional Residency
  • Cardiology/Cardiovascular Disease (excluding invasive procedures)
  • CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist)
  • Critical Care
  • Family/General Practice (including normal deliveries w/o anesthesia, pedi block/vac. extractions)
  • Hospitalist (all departments)
  • Neonatology
  • Ophthalmology (including Laski/PRK surgery)
  • Radiology (including catheterizations and interventional floroscopy)
  • Anesthesiology/Pain Management
  • Cardiology / Interventional Cardiology (including invasive procedures)
  • Cardiovascular Surgery/Thoracic Surgery/Vascular Surgery
  • Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)
  • Dermatology (including MOHS, chemosurgery or hair transplants)
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family/General Practice (including surgery & deliveries with general anesthesia, spinals, saddle blocks, or caudals)
  • General Surgery (including gynecological surgery w/o deliveries)
  • Neurointerventional Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Otolaryngology (excluding Plastic Surgery)
  • Prison Practice (including surgery with general anesthesia, spinals, saddle blocks, or caudals)
  • Urology
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Family/General Practice (including deliveries/OB care and consisting of 50% or more of practice as OB)
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Otolaryngology (including Plastic Surgery)
  • Plastic Surgery